Midwest Girls: 8 Plus Size Divas Blogging In The Midwest

Midwest Girls: 8 Plus Size Divas Blogging In The Midwest

The East and West coasts are home to some of the most fashionable plus size bloggers, but what about those divas in between? If you’re like me, you reside in the middle of the country and while you may not be where the fashion action takes place, you love fashion, a great deal and flaunting your curves.

Here are 8 midwest plus size blogs/bloggers that should be on your radar.

In The Thick Of It (Chicago, Illinois)


In The Thick Of It

Run by the Amanda Lee, In The Thick Of It is a plus size fashion blog where Amanda chronicles her efforts to find cute affordable plus size fashion.

Style Chic 360 (Detroit, Michigan)

Style Chic 360

Style Chic 360

Inez is a plus size style blogger that loves to thrift and wear great plus size clothing while rocking her natural hair. On Style Chic 360, this Detroit, MI native is a personal style blogger and thrift-nista sharing her love for fashion daily on the blog.

Beauty and the Muse (Detroit, Michigan)

Beauty & The Muse

Beauty & The Muse

Creator and stylista Leah loves fashion and writing and her blog is where she combines her passion for both. Leah reports on fashion events, interviews stylists, make up artists and more.

Swa-Rai.com (Chicago, Illinois)



Raijean Stroud is a fashion, beauty & lifestyle blogger based in Chicago and founder of Swa-Rai.com. Launched in 2010, Swa-Rai discusses a range of topics including: fashion, beauty and lifestyle experiences which includes travel, tech, family, dining and so much more!

Curvy In Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

Curvy In Kansas City

Curvy In Kansas City

Charity started Curvy In Kansas City for a number of reasons. She wanted to share with readers her passion for writing and for plus size fashion. Curvy In Kansas City is used to help women feel confident in who they are.

Pretty Pear Bride (Indianapolis, Indiana)

Pretty Pear Bride

Pretty Pear Bride

Shafonne Myers started Pretty Pear Bride so plus size brides can find bridal inspiration that THEY long for. The mission is clear: merge a love for blogging and wedding planning with creating a place for plus size brides to see themselves in wedding inspiration.

Making Nice In The Midwest (Canton, OH)

Making Nice In The Midwest

Making Nice In The Midwest

Mandi started Making Nice in the Midwest to to express her creative side. At Making Nice in the Midwest, you’ll find vintage inspiration for modern living as well as encouragement and inspiration for confidently and practically living a more creative life.

Curvatude (Chicago, IL)



Started by Goody, Curvatude is a fashion, beauty and lifestyle blog. Her fashion motto is: Fashion is an individual statement. From music, food and fashion, Curvatude is a great mix of daily inspiration for plus size divas.

So there you have it! 8 plus size women in the Midwest blogging about fashion, life and more. Did we miss your favorite blogger? If so, tell us about them.

View Comments (5)


  1. Style Chic 360

    October 17, 2013 at 1:16 pm

    Thank you so much for including me in the list, DVD! Honored!

  2. Shafonne Myers | Pretty Pear Bride

    November 6, 2013 at 3:04 pm

    Thanks so much for including me and what I’m striving to create for plus size brides! DVD, you rock!

  3. Jaye@Curvatude

    December 17, 2013 at 1:18 am

    just catching up on my mentions so i am crazy late responding but thanks for including me!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Stephanie Penn is the Editor-In-Chief of DailyVenusDiva.com. She spends her days and night finding plus size news to share with you and interacting with the DailyVenusDiva.com readers. She loves music, writing and anything with a positive vibe to it.

More in Empowerment


Meet Luzmaria Vargas, One Of MAC’s ‘MACnificent Me’ Model Search Winners With A Body Positive Message (VIDEO)

Editor-In-Chief, Stephanie PennSeptember 28, 2015
Untitled design (7)

Beyond Inspiring: Meet Yasmine Arrington, Founder Of ScholarCHIPS

Editor-In-Chief, Stephanie PennSeptember 3, 2015
Plus Size

The Empowering Words That These Divas Use To Describe Themselves

Editor-In-Chief, Stephanie PennSeptember 2, 2015

Six Simple Things You Can Do This Summer to Let the Sunshine In

Daily Venus DivaJuly 20, 2015

4 Hashtags That Were Created To Empower Plus Size Women

Editor-In-Chief, Stephanie PennApril 29, 2015
Plus Industry Pioneers That Paved The Way For Every Blogger, Model and Stylist That You Follow

Plus Industry Pioneers: Women Who Paved The Way Before “Plus Size” Went Viral

Editor-In-Chief, Stephanie PennMarch 30, 2015
Phogo Credit:  Vision 1. Studios

Catching Up With Our Curvy Confidence Models: Limarie Lewis

Curvy Confidence Editor, Limarie LewisFebruary 10, 2015

Catching Up With Our Curvy Confidence Models: Colleen, Jasmine & Angie

Curvy Confidence Editor, Limarie LewisFebruary 9, 2015
Attractive woman portrait.

Confidence Beats All: Staying True to Your Fashion Style

Daily Venus DivaFebruary 2, 2015